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Event Archives: 2015

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America’s Fiscal Constitution

Monday, May 19, 2014 - 9:30am
One might not believe it now, but for most of its 226 years, the United States observed strict limits on the use of federal debt. George Washington said one of the new government’s first duties was to "discharge the debts" rather than "ungenerously throwing upon posterity the burdens which we ourselves ought to bear." Thomas Jefferson called the federal debt a “mortal cancer.”

Big Ideas for a New America

Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 11:30am

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